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    Honor Roll 2012: Kristen Stewart Goes 'On the Road' to Find Sex, Dancing and -- Just Maybe -- an Award

    With IFC Films opening the film Dec. 21, Stewart reveals how first reading the book at 14 sparked her search for the adventure in people, her ambivalent reaction to having sex scenes cut from the film and what playing Marylou taught her about how to be "motivated by the fears in life.”

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    Walter Salles Talks The Influence Of Fathers In 'On The Road,' Working With Jose Rivera, Writing A Book About Jia Zhang Ke & More

    On the fifth floor of the Hotel deLuxe in Portland, Oregon, Walter Salles seems content to talk at length about cinema. But alas, two publicists, worried the loquacious “On the Road” director will miss his train up to Seattle for another round of press and screenings of his latest film, a long-in-th...

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    Review: Beat Classic 'On The Road' Comes To The Screen In Lustrous-But-Long-Winded Fashion

    Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" has been heralded for decades: an important novel, a cultural signifier, a sociological landmark, a cracking good read. It's also been considered "unfilmable" -- but now Walter Salles ("The Motorcycle Diaries," "Dark Water") brings the novel to the screen, and "The Motor...

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    IFC Center Goes 'On the Road' With Director Walter Salles (Plus, Hopper, Ford, Antonioni, Wenders & Kiarostami)

    With the long-awaited Walter Salles-directed adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" coming out in select cities Dec. 21, the IFC Center in New York is looking to build anticipation with a week-long road movie retrospective selected by Salles. Which makes sense, since IFC Films acqu...

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    Louisiana Rising! How 5 Films in the Awards Race Made Use of the Bayou State

    The B.P. spill, Katrina and Isaac be damned -- Louisiana has some good news for a change. New Orleans-born R&B singer Frank Ocean was just nominated for six Grammys, revenue-generating monster Super Bowl XLVII is coming to the Big Easy in February, the inaugural Louisiana International Film Fest...

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    The 7 Indie Films You Must See This December

    Admittedly, December isn't exactly a hotbed for independent film exhibition. Studios break out their best and brightest (or at least what they hope is their best and brightest) in what's typically an unusually high quality month for mainstream fare (just as last month -- which saw "Linc...

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    The 10 Films Worth Tracking Down In Theaters In December

    With November done, there's only a few weeks left of 2012, and as ever, they're positively stacked with movies. The month is back-loaded with the usual mix of family fare, blockbusters and awards hopefuls, and no less than sixteen major movies will hit screens between the 19th and the 28th of Decemb...

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    Bless Me Father, For I Will Sin: New Images & Trailer For 'On The Road'

    Sex, booze, jazz, writing, dreaming, living, dancing... on the road. Striving to capture the Beat spirit and the wonder of the American landscape and its many varied people, Walter Salles' "On The Road" arrives in theaters next month with a big weight on its shoulder.

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    'On the Road': Walter Salles Tells NYC Why a "Brazilian Without an American Passport" Was the Right Guy to Adapt the Seminal Kerouac Novel

    On paper, Walter Salles, the beloved Brazilian filmmaker best known for the Che Guevara biopic "The Motocycle Diaries," doesn't seem like the ideal fit for helming the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal American novel "On the Road." But last Thursday, at a Midtown New York screening of the fi...

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    Watch: Indiewire with Kristen Stewart, Garret Hedlund and Walter Salles at AFI Fest for 'On the Road' (VIDEO)

    Indiewire and Thompson on Hollywood writer Sophia Savage braved the red carpet at Grauman's Egyptian Theater over the weekend for AFI FEST's Special Screening of Walter Salles' "On the Road," which IFC Films will release December 21. Among the highlights: Salles reveals to Savage why Kristin Stewart...

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